Rockwood South Hill is a small non-profit nursing home located in Spokane, Washington. Featuring an overall rating of A, this facility is one of the most impressive nursing homes we assessed. Indeed, this proved to be one of the top five nursing homes in the city. One of the best aspects of this facility's remarkable profile is its short-term care score. short-term care grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
Rockwood South Hill
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
East 2903 25th Avenue,
Spokane WA 99223
62.44% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Washington Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great facility is that it earned a very impressive short-term care grade. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A. Our short-term care ratings are arguably most critical for patients requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically requires additional skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not only nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 6.4 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
On the list of its many high-end grades, this nursing home was awarded first-rate long-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a score of A in this category. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 98.85058 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. Our nursing grade looks at the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We look at both the levels of licensure of those nurses and the number of hours spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of moving a patient at least once a day.
Adding to its other impressive category grades, we awarded this facility a B+ for its inspection grade. Our inspection grades are based on items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Rockwood South Hill Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Rockwood South Hill, 7.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Rockwood South Hill, 2.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents that suffered a fall resulting in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Rockwood South Hill, 2.28% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that had a UTI. While a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Rockwood South Hill, 13.8% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Rockwood South Hill, 12.29% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term care patients that were administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Rockwood South Hill, 13.74% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Rockwood South Hill, 93.71% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Rockwood South Hill, 13.94% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate erosion of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Rockwood South Hill, 21.78% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who maintained mobility. Many argue that mobility is important for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Rockwood South Hill, 21.78 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Rockwood South Hill, 10.98 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Rockwood South Hill, 74.42% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living usually correlates with successful rehabilitation.
Scores for Spokane, WA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-minus
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